Definition of outgeneral in English:
verb (outgenerals, outgeneraling, outgeneraled ; British outgenerals, outgeneralling, outgeneralled)[with object]
Get the better of by superior strategy or tactics.
- As John Adams would wryly say later, ‘In general, our generals were outgeneralled.’
- The Surveyor at the front rank of tax assessment may have been outgeneralled by a small but active body of higher civil servants and interested industrialists.
- He took over just before the first major offensive in 1950 and was outgeneralled.
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